Humanities@Work connects Case Western Reserve University humanities students with corporate, government, nonprofit, and other partners through community discussions, networking events, and paid career opportunities. Humanities@Work  is a nationally-recognized initiative which the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities began in 2016 in collaboration with Postgraduate Planning and Experiential Education, the Office of Corporate Relations, and the Dean’s Office of the College of Arts and Sciences.

Please note: This site only has information about undergraduate programming at the Baker-Nord Center.  For information on all of the center’s programming, including public events, faculty funding, and endowed lectures, please visit the Baker-Nord Center’s website, bakernord.case.edu.


Careers in the Foreign Service

Join two CWRU humanities alumni to learn more about their careers at the Department of State. Julie Stufft '98 and Gaurav Bansal '97.  The conversation, which is open to all CWRU students, will be moderated by Dr. Kenneth Ledford, Chair of the Department of History. Ms. Stufft is currently the...

Advice from My First Year in Med School

Join Humanities@Work alumnus Tarun Jella '18 for a candid conversation about the advice he wishes he'd had as an undergraduate pre-med student. In the short time since his graduation, Jella has already published in medical journals, completed an MPH at Dartmouth, and returned to CWRU for med school. Humanities@Work Pre-Med...

Voter Resources

The Center for Civic Engagement & Learning has created a webpage to provide students with voter resources. While the process to vote can sometimes seem complex, following these three simple steps is helpful: Make sure you are eligible to vote Get registered to vote, either in Ohio or in your home state ...

Careers for the Common Good

Exploring Careers for the Common Good Considering a career in nonprofits, public policy, or advocacy? Not sure what steps to take? Come to Exploring Careers for the Common Good virtual panel discussion. Thursday, October 22 from 7 to 8:15 p.m. Cick here to REGISTER on Campus Groups The panel will...

The Business of Entertainment

Weatherhead School of Business and the Office of Post-Graduate Planning have teamed up to create a unique opportunity. NB: Although this is not part of the Humanities@Work program, the panelists have a wide range of experiences that bridge the gap between entertainment, culture, and business. Wednesday, Oct. 21, 1:00 - 2:00...

“Into the Jewish-Verse” with Comics Legend

Hillel at Home invites you to explore the multiverse of comics and pop culture with a master guide—Brian Michael Bendis—Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. via Zoom.Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis breathes life into world-famous characters, such as Superman and the X-Men, and creates new characters like...

New Conversations on Justice

The Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence will focus their 2020 programming around a series of New Conversations on JUSTICE. The first Conversations on JUSTICE with Inamori Ethics Prize winners will be live-streamed Friday, Oct. 23, from 12:45-2:15 p.m. EST on the Case Western Reserve channel: http://www.case.edu/livestream/s1. It will...

Think Forum with Martha Jones

Join us for the Think Forum lecture on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 6:00 p.m. Author, historian and professor Martha S. Jones will present "Vanguard: African American Women and the Road from Suffrage to Voting Rights." Jones, a professor of history at Johns Hopkins University, is a legal and cultural historian...

Free Tickets to Josh Malerman

The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series provides intimate access to the literary world’s best writers. CWRU students are invited to attend the upcoming installment of the William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series, featuring novelist Josh Malerman, Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. ET. Before he became an...

H@W: Arts & Culture Internships

Please join us for a virtual session to cellebrate and learn from students who recently completed summer internships in arts & culture! The session will feature liberal arts students whose summer 2020 experiences were funded by stipends from Humanities@Work and SOURCE. Note that there are also upcoming sessions with...